The Daily Aztec

Jamie Ballard
Jamie Ballard is the managing editor of The Daily Aztec for 2016-17. She has been a member of The Daily Aztec since 2013, first as a staff writer and then as a news editor. Her work has been featured at, San Diego CityBeat, Student Universe, and several other sites. Jamie also works as an editorial assistant for Mike Sager, writer-at-large for Esquire and founder of The Sager Group. Follow her at @BallardJamie23 or email her at

Jamie Ballard, Managing Editor

May 03, 2017
Senior Farewell: Jamie Ballard (Story)
Mar 01, 2017
Sex and death with Los Campesinos! (Story)
Mar 01, 2017
Judge rules SDSU violated Title IX procedure (Story)
Feb 15, 2017
Rape kits absent from university campuses (Story)
Feb 01, 2017
Immigration ban sparks protests (Media)
Feb 01, 2017
Mandato de Trump causa protestas (Media)
Jan 18, 2017
Aztecs travel the world over winter break (Story)
Dec 31, 2016
Our most-read stories of 2016 (Story)
Nov 28, 2016
City minimum wage does not apply at SDSU (Story)
Oct 29, 2016
Updated: Clowns reportedly attack man near SDSU, police questioning incident (Story)
Oct 05, 2016
Identity Evropa clashes at San Diego State (Story)
Aug 01, 2016
SDSU student died at Hard Summer Music Festival (Story/Media)
May 16, 2016
SDSU plans for new directional signage (Story)
May 05, 2016
SDSU police chief to pursue new opportunity (Story)
May 04, 2016
SDSU accused of mishandling sexual assault investigation (Story)
May 04, 2016
Students and community members call for Hirshman’s resignation (Story/Media)
May 02, 2016
Students meet with Hirshman regarding ‘terrorist’ fliers (Story)
Apr 27, 2016
Hundreds of students protest President Hirshman regarding BDS posters (Story)
Apr 27, 2016
Business student honors friend’s death with fundraiser for service (Story)
Apr 27, 2016
SDSU Grad Students demonstrate against administration behavior (Story)
Apr 21, 2016
SDSU prepares for Take Back the Week events (Story)
Apr 13, 2016
Indecent exposure in Love Library, suspect still at large (Story)
Apr 08, 2016
CSU system agrees to give faculty 5 percent salary increase (Story)
Apr 07, 2016
Strike postponed as CFA and CSU announce tentative agreement (Story)
Apr 06, 2016
Strike preparations on hold as CFA and CSU agree on ‘blackout period’ (Story)
Apr 06, 2016
Proposed SDSU West Campus plan unveiled (Story)
Apr 06, 2016
New learning community raises awareness to gender equality (Media)
Mar 23, 2016
Crime and Incident Report: Public intoxication, trespassing (Story)
Mar 23, 2016
A.S. voting turnout soars to 20 percent (Story)
Mar 18, 2016
College Area house busted for numerous drug violations (Story/Media)
Mar 18, 2016
Students elect next Associated Students representatives with highest voter turnout in history (Story/Media)
Mar 09, 2016
SDSU Waterski Club president receives national award for tireless efforts (Story)
Mar 08, 2016
Associated Students executive candidates debate faculty strike, A.S. transparency (Story)
Mar 07, 2016
Vice President of University Affairs candidate Chimezie Ebiriekwe (Story)
Mar 07, 2016
KCR College Radio wins national ‘Best Station’ award (Story)
Mar 07, 2016
Vice President of Financial Affairs candidate Alex Shapiro (Media)
Mar 07, 2016
A.S. President candidate Harrison Baum (Media)
Mar 07, 2016
Executive Vice President candidate Bridget Hansen (Media)
Mar 07, 2016
Vice President of External Relations candidate Dylan Colliflower (Media)
Mar 03, 2016
East Commons closes due to broken hot water heater (Story)
Mar 02, 2016
TEDxSDSU: A World Unraveled set to explore new ideas (Story)
Mar 01, 2016
SDSU: Possible armed suspect reported near Alvarado Hospital is in custody (Story)
Feb 24, 2016
ROBOCOPP gains popularity on college campuses (Story)
Feb 17, 2016
New STD testing methods come to SDSU (Story)
Feb 17, 2016
SDSU will conduct new health assessment survey this spring (Story)
Feb 17, 2016
De-stigmatizing mental health at SDSU: ‘It’s up to us’ (Story)
Feb 16, 2016
Collision on College Avenue near Parking Lot F (Story/Media)
Feb 11, 2016
2015 Campus Safety and Security report shows increase in sexual offenses (Story)
Feb 04, 2016
SDSU students learn about dam’s effects on ecosystems with ‘DamNation’ (Story/Media)
Jan 28, 2016
Humanities lecture explores issues in digital age (Media)
Jan 27, 2016
Applications open for the Quest for the Best awards (Story)
Jan 27, 2016
Google accused of illegally scanning SDSU email content (Story)
Jan 27, 2016
Zahn Innovation Center gets new name, becomes a Launchpad for new ideas (Media)
Jan 27, 2016
GroupRaise offers students fundraising opportunities (Media)
Jan 25, 2016
Women’s Resource Center opens doors (Story/Media)
Jan 22, 2016
I-8 billboard gets a makeover (Story/Media)
Jan 21, 2016
Sinkhole opens off I-8 near College Avenue (Story)
Dec 02, 2015
Students abroad witness Syrian refugee crisis first-hand (Story)
Oct 21, 2015
Students studying abroad in Turkey react to bombing in nation’s capitol (Story)
Sep 16, 2015
Aztecs abroad in Istanbul (Story)
Aug 19, 2015
CSU increases executive pay (Story)
Aug 05, 2015
Zahn Innovation Center continues success in new location (Story)
May 07, 2015
Professor Martin breaks his silence (Story)
Apr 29, 2015
Crime beat: two sexual assaults, unusual 911 call (Story)
Apr 22, 2015
Crime Beat: Bookstore banter, suspicious circumstances (Story)
Apr 20, 2015
SDSU promotes sexual violence awareness (Story)
Apr 16, 2015
Student arrested in alleged sexual assault sues SDSU (Story)
Apr 15, 2015
Crime beat: man caught peering into cars; man sings profanity (Story)
Mar 24, 2015
Man attempts to kidnap student at gunpoint (Story)
Mar 24, 2015
Campus group seeks creative writing submissions against sexual assault (Story)
Mar 19, 2015
Crime Beat: missing person found in jail, stolen golf cart (Story)
Mar 16, 2015
Police get calls as Greek social ban ends (Story)
Mar 10, 2015
SDSU embraces entrepreneurs with week-long celebration (Story)
Mar 09, 2015
Zahn Challenge bestows $25K (Story)
Mar 03, 2015
Secret Cookie Service stops selling (Story)
Feb 26, 2015
Crime beat: Suspicious characters (Story)
Feb 19, 2015
Crime Beat: Suspicious person flinging food and Valentine’s Day calls to 911 (Story)
Feb 19, 2015
SDSU students blog stories from abroad (Story)
Feb 18, 2015
No charges filed for SDSU sexual assault suspect (Story)
Feb 05, 2015
Campanile Foundation chair to fuel SDSU fundraising (Story)
Feb 03, 2015
Zahn Innovation Center introduces new funding (Story)
Jan 26, 2015
Zahn Center begins funds contest (Story)
Dec 08, 2014
Workshop teaches students 3-D printing (Story)
Dec 02, 2014
Aztec Proud program provides students with philanthropic opportunity (Story)
Nov 24, 2014
Housing near SDSU faces scrutiny (Story)
Nov 10, 2014
Workaholics Anonymous (Story)
Nov 06, 2014
Panel speaks domestic violence (Story)
Nov 03, 2014
Zahn Center unveils new lab, tools (Story)
Oct 24, 2014
Zahn Center picks new batch of projects (Story)
Oct 23, 2014
Active Minds events spark suicide awareness (Story)
Oct 13, 2014
Faculty seek to settle contract on salaries (Story)
Oct 09, 2014
SDSU startup supports homeless (Story)
Sep 25, 2014
SDSU recognized for diversity (Story)
Sep 17, 2014
Aztec Student Union nominated for architecture award (Story)
Sep 08, 2014
Fraternity looks to cash in on members (Story)
Aug 28, 2014
Aztecs embark on Semester at Sea (Story)
Aug 22, 2014
SDSU recognized as a top 50 LGBT-friendly campus (Story)
Aug 20, 2014
SDSU No. 18 on Forbes’ most entrepreneurial, best value college lists (Story)
Aug 18, 2014
Survival Guide: Freshmen, meet Associated Students (Story)
Aug 04, 2014
CSU system receives $142 million (Story)
Jul 21, 2014
On-campus construction revamps SDSU (Story)
May 09, 2014
SDSU grads finding success in Hollywood (Story)
May 07, 2014
Dutch DJ van Buuren spins into San Diego (Story)
May 07, 2014
Dr. House jazzes audiences on American tour (Story)
May 06, 2014
Who really benefits from “voluntourism”? (Story)
Apr 10, 2014
Hardwell gets EDM fans raving (Story)
Apr 07, 2014
A love letter to campus coffee (Story)
Mar 16, 2014
Veronica Mars has a new mystery to solve (Story)
Feb 24, 2014
A solid start to a new online comedy show (Story)
Feb 19, 2014
HBO’s ‘Girls’ divides a generation (Story)
Feb 13, 2014
Brian Regan delivers clean laughs (Story)
Dec 23, 2013
Ride an exciting cruise ship this New Year’s Eve (Story)
Dec 12, 2013
Keep a close watch on Cash’d Out (Story)
Nov 27, 2013
Going home with Midnight Red (Story)
Nov 22, 2013
‘Hunger Games’ Sequel raises bar for action series (Story)
Nov 14, 2013
‘Fall is a Drag’ definitely no drag (Story)
Nov 05, 2013
Lesbian drama explores edgy concept (Story)
Nov 01, 2013
SDSU talent show began an unforgettable week (Story)
Oct 24, 2013
The iconic anchorman is finally back (Story)
Oct 17, 2013
‘Captain Phillips’ quite a catch (Story)
Oct 09, 2013
Justin Timberlake tries to overcome a weak script (Story)